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Fascinating Rhythm

Reading Jazz in American Writing

Fascinating Rhythm( )
Author: Yaffe, David
ISBN:978-0-691-12357-8
Publication Date:Nov 2005
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $57.50
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How have American writers written about jazz, and how has jazz influenced American literature? In Fascinating Rhythm, David Yaffe explores the relationship and interplay between jazz and literature, looking at jazz musicians and the themes literature has garnered from them by appropriating the style, tones, and innovations of jazz, and demonstrating that the poetics of jazz has both been assimilated into, and deeply affected, the development of twentieth-century American...
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Pages:232
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Music
Literary Criticism / American / General
Literary Criticism / American / African American
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.435 x 8.853 x 0.855 Inches
Book Weight:1.03 Pounds

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